Sheila Strong Polulak

| 08 Oct 2019 | 06:31

Sheila Strong Polulak of Warwick, (and formerly of Goshen), passed away unexpectedly in Port Charlotte, Florida, on Oct. 6, 2019. She was 60 years old.

She was born in Goshen on May 28, 1959, the daughter of George and Patricia (Kangley) Strong.

A loving mother and homemaker, Sheila was a remarkable cook who most enjoyed preparing meals for her family and friends. Sheila was also happiest when gardening and decorating.

Sheila’s greatest joy was raising her daughter Michaela with Rich Polulak in their home in Warwick.

Sheila had a big heart and touched everyone she met. She will be greatly missed and fondly remembered.

Sheila is survived by her daughter, Michaela Bardossas and her husband Bobby of Warwick; mother Pat Strong of Goshen; sister Susan Cullen and her husband Kevin Buel of Goshen; brother Steven Strong and his wife Maureen of Montgomery; sister Kathleen Strong and her husband Bruce Hornbeck of Port Charlotte, Fla.; sister Maureen Corrigan and her husband Matthew of Goshen; and many loving nieces and nephews.

She was predeceased by her father, George Strong (2006).

Memorial visitation will be on Sunday, Oct. 13, from 2 to 5 p.m. at LazearSmith & Vander Plaat Memorial Home, 17 Oakland Ave., Warwick.

A funeral mass will be celebrated on Monday, Oct. 14, at 10:30 a.m. at St. Stephen RC Church, 75 Sanfordville Road, Warwick.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Goshen Humane Society, P.O. Box 37, Goshen, NY 10924 or St. Jude Children’s Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105

Arrangements were made by LazearSmith & Vander Plaat Memorial Home. To send an online condolence, visit